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Roger House on Reparations From Slavery and Segregation

 

As Democratic presidential candidates are talking more about reparations for slavery and segregation, associate professor of American Studies Dr. Roger House looks at the timely topic in an opinion piece for The Hill.

One approach to devising a national policy of restitution is to revisit the original claims of freedmen. They demanded compensation in the form of land, pensions and education, among other things. A modern policy should consider how such concepts are relevant in the substance and meaning of today.

Click here to read the opinion column.